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aglâb

aglâb in Khuzdul means "spoken language".[1]

[edit] Etymology

The word obviously comes from the radicals G-L, which also appear in the word iglishmêk. -âb is possibly an ending.[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels p. 395
  2. Magnus Åberg, An analysis of Dwarvish